Channing Tatum has had an amazing year, so it's perhaps no surprise that his name has made its way to the front of the Fifty Shades of Grey rumor mill.

The Examiner says that Channing is looking more and more like the leading contender to play Christian Grey.

Also, in a new interview, the members of the British girl group Little Mix were asked who they thought would be best to play the role, and the only guy that all four band members could agree on was this year's Sexiest Man Alive.

Now, obviously Little Mix doesn't have any say when it comes to the casting process for the film. However, the fact that a high-profile British musical act is that excited about Channing for the part could mean that the film's producers will lean that way, too.

For his part, the Magic Mike star has said that the only way he'll star in the film is if it's opposite his wife, Jenna Dewan.

Perhaps Channing can be persuaded to change his mind? 

Source: The Examiner

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